James M. Ray files on artists

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.rayjamem
Creators:
Ray, James M.
Dates:
1962-1993
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Files on artists John Wilde, Elizabeth Layton, Evan Lindquist, Bruce McCombs, Siegfried Reinhardt, and Werner Wilder, containing letters, photographs, and printed material.
Scope and Contents
The Wilde file, 1966-1992, contains 40 letters from Wilde concerning his exhibitions and sales of work to Ray and others, an exhibition catalog, and, and photographs of art work. The Layton file, 1983-1993, consists of 7 letters from Layton, clippings, and photographs of art work. Included in the Reinhardt file, 1968-1984, are clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs,brochures, reproductions of art work, photographs of art work, and 3 photographs of Reinhardt, 2 of them with Ray. The Wildner file, 1962-1975, contains clippings, 3 exhibition catalogs, and photographs of art work. The Lindquist file includes letters from Lindquist to Ray, 1969-1994; a comprehensive list of prints, May 21, 1994; a typescript by Lindquist, "Prints: Beginnings and and Ends," 1987; a sample copy of Lindquist's "Certificate of Authenticity"; 2 exhibition catalogs, 1970 and 1975; photographs of 106 prints by Lindquist in the Ray Collection; and 3 photographs of Lindquist. The McCombs file consists of one exhibition catalog, 1986.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art collector; St. Joseph, Mo. Born 1924. Ray, the former director of the Albrecht Art Museum in St. Joseph, Missouri, is a major collector of John Wilde's art work.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by James M. Ray, 1993-1994.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art -- Collectors and collecting Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Draftsmen (artists) -- Wisconsin Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Kansas Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Missouri Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Tennessee Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Wisconsin Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- Missouri Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Layton, Elizabeth, 1909- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lindquist, Evan Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McCombs, Bruce, 1943- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Reinhardt, Siegfried, 1925-1984 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wilde, John, 1919-2006 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wildner, Werner Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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